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anonymous

(ă-non′ĭ-mŭs) [Gr. anōnymos, nameless]
1. Unidentified or unnamed.
2. Shielded from the view of others; private.
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SigEp's headquarters staff and local leadership have partnered with campus officials to further investigate the anonymous posts and determine whether others were involved,'' Mr.
He says courts "have already upheld the notion that anonymous posts cannot be protected if they contain slander or libelous statements," and adds that Texas courts have upheld laws against assault and terroristic threats and bullying against people posting such on Facebook and other social networks.
The community forbids anonymous posts as all members must take responsibility for their messages.
When these social customers' identities are unknown Oram reports that tools like Adaptive Intelligence are being developed to automatically unveil anonymous posts that then permit personalized interactions.
Topix CEO Chris Tolles told The Courier-Journal in nearby Louisville, Kentucky: "We are the WikiLeaks for small-town America in a lot of cases," referring to the fact that anonymous posts can serve a role in holding public officials and institutions accountable--especially in places where the news media lack the resources or gumption to do that job.
com, using reports from Gannett papers, competing local media and anonymous posts, compiled the total figure, which also includes the elimination of 18 workers at its Indianapolis Star, 16 jobs at the company's Arizona Republic in Phoenix and 46 jobs among its New Jersey papers, including the Courier News of Bridgewater and the Home News Tribune of East Brunswick.
Even though the debate over free speech is going to continue forever, this particular instance is a subject on which I am of two minds: Part of me agrees with your assessment that anonymous posts tend to be mean and vicious.
There are some six-figure wage packets and lots of them for people in relatively anonymous posts.
To understand the phenomenon of cyber abuse from children's and youths' perspectives, the authors examined anonymous posts made by children and youths to a free, 24-hour, national, bilingual phone and Web counseling, referral, and information service.
Frenkel was exposed after an anonymous person learned that Frenkel had written the anonymous posts about Ward and threatened to out Frenkel, Patton said.
For the record, I find anonymous posts as valuable as the signatures on them.
Table 6 analyses the motives and merits for anonymous posts.